Gardaí have identified the body of the man found dead in a burning car in west Dublin.
DNA tests show the victim was 42-year-old Wayne Whelan, who was known for his involvement in serious crime.
He died after being shot a number of times - before the car was set alight in Lucan on Monday night.
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for information about the navy Toyota Corolla.
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